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11:00 a.m.

Evolving Institutional Arrangements

Dr. William Merrell, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment

11:30 a.m.

The Importance of Ocean Sciences to Society

Discussion Leader: Dr. Bruce Alberts. President, National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Rita Colwell, Director, National Science Foundation

RADM Paul Gaffney, Chief of Naval Research

Dr. D. James Baker, Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator, Department of Commerce Adm. James Watkins, U.S. Navy (ret.), President, Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education

1:00 p.m.

Symposium Adjourns

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